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Latitude: 50.9296 / 50°55'46"N
Longitude: -2.5703 / 2°34'13"W
OS Eastings: 360016
OS Northings: 114616
OS Grid: ST600146
Mapcode National: GBR MR.PQMJ
Mapcode Global: FRA 56HN.BGG
Entry Name: Two Barns 120 Metres North-West of Wyke House
Listing Date: 11 July 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1304035
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105580
Location: Castleton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Castleton
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Bradford Abbas with Clifton Maybank St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 61 SW
Two Barns 120 metres
9/40 north-west of Wyke
Two Barns in a continuous range. C16. Rubble-stone walls, snecked and coursed.
Stone slate roofs with stone gable-copings. Buttresses to each bay, with two
weatherings per buttress. South-east barn of 11 bays and one end bay beyond
an internal masonry wall, has two square porches with pitched roofs and
weatherboarding. Two-leaf plank doors. Surviving loops. (East elevation).
These are through-entrances without porches on west side. North-west barn
has two opposed square porches, with pitched roofs. Solid wall internally
divides this barn from that to south-east. In last bay before wall, through-
passage entered via doorway, with heavy and chamfered door-frame and cambered
head, C16 or C17. Entrances other than porches, four on the west side, two on
the east side, see RCHM plan. Interior: roof-construction: mid-crucks, some
jointed, some whole, with collar-beams and large arch braces. 3 sets of
through-purlins. 2 sets of wind-bracing. Much of the construction in the
lower barn has been renewed, or re-inforced in C19 and C20.
(RCHM Dorset I, p.70(6), including Plan).
Listing NGR: ST6001614616
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